Sarah’s Circle

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Food Insecurity, Homelessness, Domestic Abuse

Types of Help Needed: Events and projects, In-kind Donations

Service Opportunity Details: In-Kind Donations Coordinator: Each week, Sarah’s Circle receives in-kind donations such as toiletries, books, snacks and periodic large shipments of food that are critical to what we can offer women on a daily basis. Many donations received are used quickly and need to be replenished often. Also, certain times of year create a higher demand for items needed. Responsibilities include: accept and organize donations at Daytime Support Center; clean and sort storage closet; help clients find items they are looking for; take inventory of supplies and donations; deliver items to Interim Housing facility; work with staff to plan monthly clothing giveaways; deliver items to Care for Real as needed; accept shipments of food and assist kitchen staff with proper storage of food.

Location: Chicago-North Side

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: Weekly time commitment of 3-4 hours. Minimum 3 months required. Daytime Center volunteers needed Monday through Friday during business hours. Interim Housing Volunteers needed anytime including evenings and weekends.

Contact Info: Staff: Mary NeCastro,, 773-751-7454

Other Information: Volunteers must attend an orientation training session, agree to Sarah’s Cirrcle ‘s Volunteer Guidelines, and understand and uphold its volunteer policies.